US Train Derail: A major train accident has happened in Missouri, USA. According to media reports, several people were killed and at least 50 people were injured when an Amtrak train derailed after colliding with a dump truck in Missouri, US on Monday. At present, the rescue operation is going on and the injured are being shifted to the hospital for treatment.
According to information received from Amtrak Media Center, it is being told, ‘On June 27 at 12:42 pm, a Southwest Chief train traveling east on the BNSF track from Los Angeles to Chicago collided with a truck. Due to which 8 bogies and 2 engines of the train derailed.
US | Approximately 243 passengers and 12 crew members onboard with early reports of injuries after 8 cars, 2 locomotives derailed after striking a truck that was obstructing a public crossing near Mendon, Missouri: Amtrak media center
— ANI (@ANI) June 27, 2022
It is being told that about 243 passengers and 12 crew members were on board the train. Initial reports suggest that 12 crew members were injured. After the incident, the company says that their local officials are assisting the passengers and their incident response team has been activated.
The company says it is deploying emergency personnel to the scene to help its passengers and its employees. At present, the company has arranged a helpline for those who want information about their families traveling in this train. You can get information by calling 800-523-9101.
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